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Cocktails That Are 150 Calories or Less

Cocktails That Are 150 Calories or Less

  Going out for a drink? Here are some cocktails that are under 150 calories! World’s Easiest Cocktail: 75 calories, 0 g fat And the easiest way to slim down your cocktail order? Ask for a flavored vodka or rum with club soda and a twist of lime on the rocks. Cosmopolitan Lite: 75 calories, 0 g fat The ladies […]

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Alcohol And Muscle Growth

Alcohol And Muscle Growth

    There is no way around the fact that alcohol slows muscle growth. With that said, there are options to minimize the effect of alcohol on your muscles, without giving up too much of your social life. First, supplement with N-acetyl cysteine (NAC). One of the stresses that alcohol places on your liver is antioxidant depletion. Metabolizing alcohol uses up glutathi-one, an […]

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The Other Meat Food Fight: Ostrich vs. Bison

The Other Meat Food Fight: Ostrich vs. Bison

  There’s more to warm-weather grilling than just chicken and beef. Try ground bison or ostrich—two relatively low-fat alternatives that pack massive amounts of both protein and iron. As far as nutritional value is concerned, the two are nearly identical. “Ostrich is considered a red meat, and if you look at the comparison [to bison], both are very similar,” says […]

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Granola Bars Are Bad For You!

Granola Bars Are Bad For You!

  Granola bars are a great on-the-go snack option for busy people, athletes, and lovers of the outdoors. The word granola may bring up thoughts of healthy oats, grains, and nuts all nicely molded into an easy to eat bar. But snackers beware— what lies behind the wrappers of these seemingly innocent bars may be an over-processed nutritional mess. While […]

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